Automotive Investments

David Wood invests in companies involved in automotive. David currently holds shareholding in the companies who own: (cars) Abarth . Acura . Alfa Romeo . Alpina . Aston Martin . Audi . Bentley . BMW . Buick . Bugatti . Cadillac . Chevrolet . Chrysler . Citroen . Cupra . Daihatsu . Dodge . DS . Ferrari . Fiat . Ford . GMC . Honda . Hummer . Jeep . Lamborghini . Lancia . Lexus . Li Auto . Lincoln . Maserati . Maybach . Mercedes-Benz . Mini . Mullen . NIU . Opel . Peugeot . Porsche . Ram . Rolls Royce . SEAT . Skoda . Smart . Toyota . Vauxhall . Volkswagen . XPeng . (motorbikes and scooters) BMW . Ducati . EZGO . Honda . Polaris . (RV’s) Airstream . Crossroads . Dutchmen . Heartland . Hymer . Jayco . Keystone . KZ . Redwood . Thor Motor Coach . (commercial, bus and trucks) Bollinger . Caminhoes e Onibus . Fiat . IC Bus . MAN . Mercedes . Scania . Volkswagen . (specialty vehicles) Oshkosh … (snowmobiles) Polaris … (golf carts) EZGO . Polaris … (all-terrain vehicles) . Honda . Polaris … (flying cars) XPeng … (agricultural machinery and heavy equipment)  Case Construction Equipment . Case IH Farming . Cat . Eurocomach Excavators . Flexi-Coil Seeding . Hindustan . Kongskilde Soil Prep . Miller Spraying . New Holland Agriculture . New Holland Construction . Overum Soil Prep . Progress Rail Rolling Stock . Raven Farming . SEM . Steyr Tractors … (other auto related companies) as well as many companies in the automotive supply chain (from parts, paint and robotic suppliers to companies engaged in the retailing of vehicles).

Other investment sectors include: (1) Music & Entertainment (2) Media & Broadcast (3) Hotels & Hospitality (4) Fashion & Cosmetics (5) Food & Beverage (6) Technology (7) Retail (8) Sport (9) Medical, Healthcare & Pharma (10) Automotive (11) Industry & Manufacturing (12) Energy & Mining (13) Telecommunications (14) Banking & Finance (15) Insurance (16) Property & Real Estate (17) Shipping & Delivery.

Sector 10 (Automotive)

– 3M Company
American multinational conglomerate who have operations in more than 70 countries producing over 60,000 products and many for the automotive industry. Find out more: 3M [#251 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– ABB Ltd.
Swiss global technology company with a history dating back to the 19th century. They operate in over 100 countries and have a wide-ranging portfolio of technology products and systems that include the automotive industry. Find out more: ABB [#13 #Switzerland – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Advance Auto Parts, Inc.
American company that’s a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider. As of 2022, they operate over 4,700 in-house stores, over 300 Worldpac branches, and supply over 1,300 independently owned Carquest stores. Find out more: Advance Auto Parts [#319 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings PLC,
British company who manufacture luxury cars. Find out more: Aston Martin [#102 #England – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Berkshire Hathaway, Inc.
American multinational conglomerate holding company who own Berkshire Hathaway Automotive who are one of the largest dealership groups in America; and own a sharholder in BYD, the China-headquartered EV maker Find out more: Berkshire Hathaway [#15 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke AG)
German multinational automotive manufacturer who own the brands: Alpina, BMW, Mini, and Rolls Royce. Find out more: BMW [#356 #Germany – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Caterpillar Inc.
American construction, mining, and heavey engineering equipment manufacturer who own the brands: Cat (construction and mining equipment); Hindustan (off-highway trucks); Progress Rail (rolling stock); and SEM (shandong engineering machinery wheel loaders). Find out more: Caterpillar [#375 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Cazoo Group Limited
British online car retailer who offer an online marketplace for used cars. Find out more: Cazoo [#229 #England – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– CBAK Energy Technology
Chinese lithium-ion battery manufacturer and electric energy solution provider who operate in – amongst other sectors – the automotive industry. Find out more: CBAK [#79 #China – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– CNH Industrial N.V. (CNHI)
Italian-American multinational who manufacture Agricultural Machinery and Heavy Equipment (tractors, combines, forage, hay tools, seeding, tillage, harvesters, construction equipment) under the brands: Case IH, New Holland Agriculture, Steyr Tractor, Case Construction Equipment, and New Holland Construction. The company operates across 180 countries and operate over 60 manufacturing plants and over 50 research and development centers. Find out more: CNH Industrial [#348 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Driven Brands Holdings, Inc.
Driven Brands operate in over 4,000+ locations in 14 countries and their brands include: Take 5 Oil Change; Take 5 Car Wash; IMO Car Wash; Auto Glass Now; All Star Glass; Uniban Glass; KK Glass; Morris Glass; Maaco; CARSTAR; Fix Auto USA; Merlin; Auto Body Repair of America; 1-800-Radiator & A/C; Meineke; PH Vitres d’Autos; and Automotive Training Institute. Find out more: Driven Brands [#337 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– EZGO Technologies Ltd,
Chinese company who engage in the design, manufacture, rental, and sale of e-bicycles in China. They are also involved in the rental and sale of lithium batteries; and smart charging piles. Their brands are Dilang, Cenbird, EZGO and Hengdian. Find out more: Ezgo [#82 #China – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Ferrari S.p.A.
Italian luxury sports car manufacturer that was founded by Enzo Ferrari. Find out more: Ferrari [#273 #Italy – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Ford Motor Company
American multinational automotive manufacturer who own the brands: Ford and Lincoln. Find out more: Ford [#372 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Formula One Group
British group of companies responsible for the promotion and the exercising of the commercial rights of the FIA Formula One World Championship, which has been one of the premier forms of racing around the world since its inaugural season in 1950. Find out more: Formula 1 [#313 #England – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– General Motors Company
American multinational automotive manufacturer who own the brands Buick; Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC and Hummer. Find out more: General Motors [#371 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
American multinational tyre manufacturing company who manufacture tyres for cars, trucks, motorcycles, SUVs, race cars, airplanes, farm equipment and heavy earth-moving machinery. Find out more: Goodyear [#135 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Hertz Global Holdings, Inc.
American company who are one of the largest worldwide vehicle rental companies who own the Hertz, Dollar, and Thrifty vehicle rental brands. Find out more: Hertz [#154 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Honda Motor Co, Ltd.
Japanese multinational conglomerate who manufacturer everything from cars and motorbikes to aircrafts and power equipment through over 400 owned Honda Group companies, of which 339 are consolidated and 67 are affiliated.  Find out more: Honda [#45 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Jiuzi Holdings Inc,
Chinese company who engage in franchising and retail stores that sell new energy vehicles (NEV) under the brand name Jiuzi. They have 31 operating franchise stores and one company-owned store in China as of April 2021. Find out more: Jiuzi [#106 #China – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc.
Singaporean-American leading provider of semiconductor, LED and electronic assembly solutions serving the global automotive. Find out more: Kulicke and Soffa [#200 #Singapore #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Leggett & Platt Incorporated
American diversified manufacturer that designs and produces engineered components for, amongst other things, automotive seating. The company has 15 business units with 130 manufacturing facilities in 17 countries. Find out more: Leggett & Platt [#241 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Li Auto, Inc.
Chinese leading new energy vehicles (NEV). The Company designs, develops, manufactures, and sells premium smart electric vehicles. Find out more: Li Auto [#85 #China – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Lordstown Motors Corporation
American manufacturer of full-size battery electric pickup trucks. Find out more: Lordstown [#138 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Lyft, Inc.
American company that offers mobility as a service, ride-hailing, vehicles for hire, motorized scooters, a bicycle-sharing system, rental cars, and food delivery in the United States and select cities in Canada. Find out more: Lyft [#325 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Mercedes-Benz Group AG
German luxury and commercial vehicle automotive brand who are one of the world’s leading car manufacturers. Find out more: Mercedes-Benz [#171 #Germany – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Michelin (Compagnie Générale des Établissements Michelin SCA)
French company with interests in tyres (brands: Michelin, Kleber, Uniroyal-Goodrich, Multistrada Arah Sarana, Camso, TCi Tire Centers, ATS Euromaster) and Masternaut telematics; etc. Find out more: Michelin [#362 #France – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Motorpoint Group PLC
British leading independent omnichannel retailer of 0-4 year nearly new vehicles driven under 30,000 miles. Through and a UK network of 19 sales and collection branches, the Group provides an unrivalled offering in the nearly new car market. Find out more: Motorpoint [#25 #England – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Mullen Automotive, Inc.
American EV automotive manufacturer and owner of Mullen SUV’s, Bollinger pick-ups and trucks, Net Element payments-as-a-service company, and CarHub car dealership chain in California and Arizona. Find out more: Mullen [#201 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– NIU Technologies
Chinese manufacturer of high-performance electric motorcycles, scooters, bicycles and kick-scooters. Find out more: NIU [#87 #China – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Oshkosh Corporation
American manufacturer of access equipment, specialty vehicles and truck bodies for the primary markets of access equipment, defense, fire & emergency, refuse hauling, concrete placement, airport services with 130 facilities worldwide. Find out more: Oshkosh [#148 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Pendragon PLC
British motor retailer who owns Stratstone (Aston Martin, BMW, Ferrari, Harley-Davidson, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes, Morgan, Porsche), Evans Halshaw (Vauxhall, Ford, Citroën, Peugeot, Renault, Nissan, Hyundai, Kia, Honda, Dacia, SEAT), Car Store (used cars), Pendragon Vehicle Management (fleet sales), Quickco (parts), and Pinewood Technologies (software). Find out more: Pendragon [#234 #England – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Polaris Industries
American automotive manufacturer of motorcycles, snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles, and neighborhood electric vehicles. Find out more: Polaris [#147 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated
Canadian company who are the world’s largest auctioneer of heavy industrial equipment and trucks and own a network of over 40 auction sites in Canada, USA, Mexico, Italy, England, Germany; The Netherlands, Spain, France, Dubai, Japan and Australia. Find out more: Ritchie Bros [#300 #Canada – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Sherwin-Williams Company
American company in the paint and coating manufacturing industry who distribute and sell their range of paints, coatings, stains, caulks, sealants and applicators through their operations in over 120 countries. Their brands include: Cabot, Duckback, Dupli-Color, Dutch Boy, Geocel, Huarun, Krylon, Minwax, Pratt & Lambert, Purdy, Ronseal, Solver, Thompson’s WaterSeal, Valspar, and White Lightning. Find out more: Sherwin-Williams [#316 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Sony Group Corporation
American multinational conglomerate who are one of the world’s largest manufacturers of consumer and professional electronic products [image sensors, cameras, semiconductors, televisions, etc], the largest video game console company, and the largest video game publisher. They are the largest music publisher, second largest record label, and the third largest film studio, making it one of the most comprehensive media companies in the World. Find out more: Sony [#30 #Japan – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.
American manufacturer of industrial tools and household hardware and provider of security products. Their brands include: Stanley, Black & Decker, DeWalt, Porter-Cable, Oldham Saw Company, Craftsman, Pastorino, Bostitch, Powers Fasteners, Cribmaster, Lista, Mac Tools, Proto, Blackhawk, Emhart, Gripco, HeliCoil, Infastech, MasterFix, etc. Find out more: Stanley Black & Decker [#184 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Stellantis N.V.
Dutch headquartered automotive manufacturer who own the brands: Abarth; Alfa Romeo; Chrysler; Citroen; Dodge; DS; Fiat; Fiat Professional; Jeep; Lancia; Maserati; Mopar; Opel; Peugeot; Ram; and Vauxhall. Find out more: Stellantis [#363 #Holland – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Synthomer PLC
British company who offer Performance Materials (polyvinyl acetates, tyre cord, antioxidants, etc) or the automotive industry. They have more than 38 operational sites in 24 countries. The company’s one of the world’s leading suppliers of Acrylic and Vinyl emulsions polymers, speciality polymers and Styrene-Butadiene and Acrylonitrile-Butadiene latex. Find out more: Synthomer [#31 #England – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Thor Industries, Inc.
American manufacturer of towable and motorized recreational vehicles (RVs) which it sells through its brands Airstream, Heartland RV, Hymer, Dutchmen, Jayco, Keystone RV, Thor Motor Coach, K-Z, Crossroads RV, and Redwood RV. Find out more: Thor Industries [#228 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Toyota Motor Corporation
Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer who are one of the largest automobile manufacturers in the world, producing about 10 million vehicles per year. Find out more: Toyota [#72 #Japan – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– Volkswagen AG
German multinational automotive manufacturer who own Audi, Bentley, Cupra, Lamborghini, Porsche, SEAT, Skoda, Volkswagen cars; Ducati motorbikes, and the commercial vehicle brands, Volkswagen, IC Bus, MAN, Scania and Caminhoes e Onibus. Find out more: Volkswagen [#131 #Germany – Shareholding of less than 1%]


– XPeng, Inc.
Chinese Smart EV company that designs, develops, manufactures, and markets Smart EVs. Find out more: XPeng [#89 #China – Shareholding of less than 1%]


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